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  • Posted in on April 20, 2017 by Kim Bui

    The art of listening well. Erich Fromm is one of those philosophers/psychologists who write for humans. When I cam across this, I recalled being told it’s OK to tell a direct report “not right now.” You can say  “I want to listen to your worries carefully, so please come back in 20 minutes os I
  • Posted in on April 13, 2017 by Kim Bui

    Do it. Make me uncomfortable. The other day, my partner told me his new boss gave him the following thoughts about his new job: “I want you to make me uncomfortable. I want you to take me out of my comfort zone.” This comes a few days after my yoga teacher put me in that post I never thought I
  • Posted in on April 7, 2017 by Kim Bui

    What can we do now? I was at Bindercon this past weekend and heard over and over again that we, creative-type smart people, do not know what to do now. We are experiencing a “group depression,” as it was termed in one session. We are spending a lot of time being exasperated at some